How to Extract a Blemish Like a Pro

Popping a zit? Here's how the experts do it to avoid acne scars or blemishes.

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Wrap your fingers in an unscented tissue. With one finger holding the skin close to the blemish, use the other to push against the opposite side.

For a whitehead, extract all the material until only clear fluid is left. For a blackhead, if it doesn't come out after a few tries, stop!

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